43 results for tag: Track & Field


2027 Virtus Global Games Heads to Cairo, Egypt

Virtus has just announced that the prestigious seventh edition of the Global Games, scheduled for 2027, will be hosted in Cairo, Egypt!

SAVE THE DATE: 2024 Track & Field U.S. Paralympic Trials

THE INFORMATION BELOW IS FOR TRACK & FIELD ATHLETES WITH INTELLECTUAL IMPAIRMENT (T20/F20 Classes) Hosted and Sanctioned by U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Competition Dates: July 18-21, 2024 The event will feature three days of competition, followed by a team naming celebration to announce the athletes who will represent Team USA at the Paralympic Games in Paris. Location: Event Webpage: https://www.usparatf.org/usparateamtrials-trackandfield Event Registration Deadlines: will be posted on event webpage Meet Packet: will be posted on event webpage Registration Link: will be posted on event webpage - athletes should ...

SAVE THE DATE: 2026 Virtus Americas Regional Games (Peru)

Virtus Regional Championships for athletes with intellectual impairments offer athletes from each of the five Virtus regions (Americas, Oceania, Europe, Asia) a high-level event one year prior to the Virtus Global Games World Championships (which are held every four years). As the US member of Virtus, Athletes Without Limits will field a US Team to this inaugural event based on athlete interest in the sports offered. Details including qualification standards in some sports, will be posted as they are released by Virtus and the host country. Competition Dates: Oct 2-12, 2025 (Final travel dates to be confirmed closer to event) Sports: Athlet...

SAVE THE DATE: 2027 Virtus Global Games (Egypt)

Just announced! The 2027 Virtus Global Games will be held in Cairo, Egypt! Read the February 28, 2024 announcement & Video. Held every four years the Virtus Global Games is the World Championships for Athletes with Intellectual Impairment in 10+ summer sports. Following our 2023 US National Team trip to Vichy France, Athletes Without Limits will take US athletes to the 2027 Games. Details and exact dates will be posted as they are released by Virtus and the host country. Past trips have included France (2023), Australia (2019), Ecuador (2015), Italy (2011) and the Czech Republic (2009).

Sept 15, 2023 Entry Deadline for 2024 Boston Marathon’s New T20 Para Class for Intellectual Impairment

On September 7, 2023 The Boston Athletic Association made a very important announcement: They've added a division for intellectual impairment starting with the 2024 Boston Marathon (April 15, 2024), which is open to Virtus II1/T20 runners with National or International classification. There is prize money for the first three male and female finishers (up to $2500 +500 for a course record within the division). Note that the entry deadline for the 2024 Boston Marathon is September 15, 2023 so this will mostly affect entries to the 2025 event. Those interested who already have Virtus II1/T20 eligibility (view our US Track ...

2024 Boston Marathon adds T20 Para Division for Athletes with Intellectual Impairment

On September 7, 2023 The Boston Athletic Association made a very important announcement: They've added a division for intellectual impairment starting with the 2024 Boston Marathon (April 15, 2024), which is open to Virtus II1/T20 runners with National or International classification. There is prize money for the first three male and female finishers (up to $2500 +500 for a course record within the division). Note that the entry deadline for the 2024 Boston Marathon is September 15, 2023 so this will mostly affect entries to the 2025 event. Those interested who already have Virtus ...

2024 Boston Marathon: New T20 Para Class for Intellectual Impairment

On September 7, 2023 The Boston Athletic Association made a very important announcement: They've added a division for intellectual impairment starting with the 2024 Boston Marathon (April 15, 2024), which is open to Virtus II1/T20 runners with National or International classification. There is prize money for the first three male and female finishers (up to $2500 +500 for a course record within the division). Note that the entry deadline for the 2024 Boston Marathon is September 15, 2023 so this will mostly affect entries to the 2025 event. Those interested who already have Virtus ...

2023 Virtus Global Games France US Team Information

Athletes Without Limits has posted US Team travel, dates and cost for our trip to the June 2023 Vitus Global Games in France and a US Team Registration Form to our team page at: https://www.athleteswithoutlimits.org/gg2023. The 2023 Games are on track to be the largest Virtus Global Games to date with an estimated 1,200+ top athletes with intellectual impairment from 80 countries competing for the World Championships in their respective sports.

Results from the 2022 Virtus World Cross Country Championships in San Diego

    Congratulations to Virtus Teams and runners who competed in the two-day Virtus World Cross Country Championships in San Diego November 19-20, 2022. Opening Ceremony was held outside at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, where the Virtus Teams all stayed and trained throughout the week-long event. Along with the ceremonial lighting of the torch the athletes received encouragement from three time Team USA Olympic Triple Jumper Willie Banks , who serves as an elected member of the World Athletics Council. The International and US teams were welcomed by San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria and enjoyed a tour of the Air ...

2022 Virtus World Cross Country Championships (San Diego USA)

We are proud to announce the United States has been awarded host of the 2022 Virtus World Cross Country Championships, featuring the best distance runners and Paralympic Games athletes with intellectual impairment from around the globe competing on a renowned cross country course in Mission Bay Park along San Diego's beautiful shoreline with team accommodation at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center. Visit our official event webpage for details.